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FHI Nigeria Jobs: Clinical Services Officer
« on: Jun 16, 2010, 11:07 PM »
Family Health International is a public health and development organization working to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people. Our 2,500 staff work in 55 countries conducting research and implementing programs that advance public health and build local capacity to address development problems.

Family Health International in Nigeria is seeking a qualified person for the following position:

Position: Clinical Services Officer

Job Description:
With the Senior Medical Services Officer, the Clinical Services Officer will provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality care and support activities with primary focus on clinical management of HIV/AIDS and prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS at the zonal and state levels.

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related to clinical management of HIVI AIDS at the facility level, guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs
• With the Senior Medical Services Officer, coordinate the implementation of components related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS and the prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS at the facility level
• Provide technical assistance in HIVI AIDS clinical management capacity building and PMTCT at the facility level
• Contribute to the development of lessons learnt from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS and PMTCT and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs
• Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks
• Contribute to the development of program strategies, sub-project documents, work plans and budgets
• Assist in the provision of programmatic assistance to local partners in programming HIV/AIDS/STI activities
• Remain informed on current programs in the field of clinical management of HIVI AIDS and related development by reviewing current literature and staying alert to any implication of such experience and research to the project implementation especially the clinical management of HIV/AIDS and PMTCT at the facility level

Minimum Requirements:
• MBBS/MD with 1-3 years experience in clinical care and a sound understanding of
HIV/AIDS
• 2-3 years experience in the provision of antiretroviral therapy in resource-constrained. settings
• Postgraduate degree in public health is desirable.
• Familiarity with the Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs will be an advantage

Method of Application:
Interested candidates should forward their suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document on/before 25th June 2010 to:
Medservicesjobs@ghain.org

Only applications sent electronically (i.e. bye-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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FHI Nigeria Jobs: Clinical Services Officer
« on: Jun 16, 2010, 11:07 PM »